Great Reads

Great reads from the greatest news stories and editorial reads from around the equestrian globe touched up with a little bit of shopping. What ever can go wrong..

Charles Frampton: It’s going to be a busy summer *H&H Plus*

For most masters of hounds, 1 February has become a very significant date in their diaries. Days hunting are mainly coordinated around shooting dates, so the end of the shooting season allows many hunts to access land that they have not previously been able to hunt over. This is often …

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Alan the £5 pony who lived by a main road is heading to national championships

A pony called Alan who started life next to a main road, was bought for £5 and “got into dressage by accident” is to compete in the Petplan Equine Area Festival Championships. Spartacus VI, as he is formally known, and owner Vicci Smith will be competing in the prelim silver final …

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8 clever and meaningful ways to remember a lost equine partner

One of the most heart-wrenching aspects of losing a beloved horse or pony is having all their kit left behind, not to mention an engraved nameplate on the door of an empty stable. It can be tough to tackle the inevitable equipment left behind that will forever remind you of …

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Jessica von Bredow-Werndl Rides Dalera to Personal Best Score Near 90% to Win Neumünster World Cup Freestyle

Jessica von Bredow-Werndl and TSF Dalera BB at Neumünster World Cup. © 2020 Stefan Lafrentz NEUMÜNSTER, Germany, Feb. 16, 2020–Jessica von Bredow-Werndl and TSF Dalera BB came within a whisker of 90% to capture the World Cup Grand Prix Freestyle Sunday and beat reigning champion rider Isabell Werth posting a personal …

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‘A lady to the end’: farewell to police horse put down aged seven

Tributes have been paid to a brave and gentle police horse who was a “lady to the end”. Penwortham, of the Lancashire Constabulary mounted branch, was put down last month aged seven. The 17hh Spanish-Norman mare, a warmblood cross between an Andalusian and a Percheron, was first ridden by PC …

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Exploring Dartmoor on horseback *H&H Plus*

With miles of moorland to explore, Martha Terry delights in the best a Dartmoor holiday has to offer Dartmoor hunting holiday Vegas picks her way through a tumbling river. The little skewbald mare is up to her belly in fast-flowing water, but surges forward to scramble, catlike, up the bank. …

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Is it really possible to make money selling horses? *H&H Plus*

horses heads over the stable doors on a yard With top-class horses selling for seven-figure sums, some people expect there’s plenty of money to be made from dealing in horses. But as mid-level horses are likely to go for thousands rather than millions, how prosperous is the reality? Sport horse …

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Spacious five-bedroom bungalow in Hereford with an exciting equestrian business opportunity

This five-bedroom bungalow in the village of Tillington, near Hereford, offers spacious accommodation and an equestrian business opportunity in a convenient location. The smallholding, which is set in approximately 4.5 acres, is on the market with estate agent Hunters for £745,000. It is in the perfect location for equestrian buyers, …

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Rider turns her grief into ‘something positive’ by helping problem horses

A professional rider who lost her gelding in a tragic accident hopes to “give something back” by helping problem horses in his memory. Gloucestershire-based Sophie Seymour, who runs a schooling and training business, set up Roo’s Legacy in memory of her 14-year-old gelding Roo who was put down on 14 …

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U.S. Youth Teams Sweep Top Podiums for Second Consecutive Year in Palm Beach Masters CSI Team Competition

Wellington, Fla. – In a battle for top honors and striving to gain valuable team experience, the U.S. Young Rider, Junior, and Children’s Jumping Teams dominated their respective competitions in the Palm Beach Masters CSI on Saturday,… Continue to read this great story at UESF

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Researchers explore the effects of cannabidiol on horses

Horsetalk.co.nz “Horse owners have all heard the hype about the potential benefits of CBD oil … we are working to give them the reliable data …” Researchers explore the effects of cannabidiol on horses — Horsetalk.co.nz – equine news, research, and information

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Free foaling guide helps horse owners through breeding journey

Horsetalk.co.nz “Mare owners should know the signs that predict foaling is close, and what normal foaling looks like.” Free foaling guide helps horse owners through breeding journey — Horsetalk.co.nz – equine news, research, and information

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